PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction Winners

*2000  Donna Gershten for Kissing the Virgin’s Mouth (HarperCollins) *2002  Gayle Brandeis for The Book of Dead Birds (HarperCollins) *2004  Marjorie Kowalski Cole for Correcting the Landscape (HarperCollins) *2006  Hillary Jordan for Mudbound (Algonquin… More

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The PEN Ten: An Interview with Zak Salih

“Pride as a gay man, as a writer—both require one to build up defenses against judgment while simultaneously embracing the vulnerability that comes from making public one’s authentic self.” More

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